- A protester who hates Hoyas, we guess. (Photo: TBD Staff)
OK, OK, I can't look away either. I'm heading off to contribute my little corner of media coverage to the circus that is the Westboro Baptist Church picket at American University. But first! Stephen Kay — he who planned to join the counter-protest today armed with "two dildoes in the form of a cross and a bible with a plastic doggy drooping on it” — weighs in on the question of whether it makes sense to protest the virulent homophobia of the Phelps family. His advice: "Dont ever ever ever let the religious nut cases cause you to lose your self respect, and life should work well for you."
Some background on Kay: "Who am I—retired str8, married guy who is devoting his life to helping gay / trans people become fully accepted in our society," he writes. "Simple as that. Former board member of Equlity MD, Largest single MD state contributor to fighting propHate financially. If my wife really knew how much I tossed into that and Prop 1 battle in main I'd be in deep dog droppings."
Speaking of: Kay has promised not to disrupt AU's peace, love, and harmony with his makeshift dildo dog poo crucifix this afternoon. There's always the Islamic Center!